Brooke Barbera, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Brooke Barbera has tested.

A cake pan of golden brown cornbread with a slice removed

Cornbread

An easy, foolproof, ever so slightly sweet corn bread that comes together as quickly as it disappears. Just watch it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 26
White oval dish with four chicken drumsticks, chopped green tomatillos, cilantro, onion, sliced chiles

Braised Chicken with Tomatillos

Slightly tart and eminently easy, this tomatillo sauce makes ample so you can stash some in the fridge for later. Cook once, eat twice.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 11
Oval casserole dish with spring asparagus and Asiago gratin, topped with coarse bread crumbs

Spring Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

Our easy and elegant solution when you buy not-quite-spring spears of asparagus from the grocery store? Just add cheese and butter and bread crumbs.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 10
Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Pull out your slow cooker and sate yourself with this tender, sweetly spiced, subtly smoky shredded pork. And with nary any effort.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 12 H
  • 0
Chili Cheese Fries

Chili Cheese Fries

Honest grub with demolish-the-entire-panful-while-standing-at-the-counter allure. Grab some napkins.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Twisted Chocolate Toll House Cookie

Twisted Toll House Cookies

What’s so twisted about this twist on Toll House cookies? Guess you’ll have to try these chipper champs to find out.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
Blood Orange Sorbet

Blood Orange Sorbet

Tartly sweet. Or sweetly tart. We can’t quite discern which best describes this simple, stunning sorbet. Not that it really matters.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 9